Dear Ms. Smith,
I am applying for the Dental Nurse position now available with Lincoln Avenue Medical-Dental Center.
I have three years of experience working as an assistant for a small local office. I am searching for a position where I can advance my career and put all of my skills and training to good use. I have a degree in nursing that qualifies me to draw blood, monitor vitals, take x-rays and I am familiar with digital imagery.
I have skills to perform initial examination to screen the patients before the dentist sees them, so that he/she is familiar with the needs of each patient. I also have the interpersonal skills to make patients feel comfortable and relaxed and the knowledge to explain the type of procedure they need in a way they can understand.
I have experience assisting the dentist in a variety of dental procedures by setting up the room for the procedure, getting the patient comfortable, supplying the instruments as needed and creating a calm and relaxed environment. I have experience sanitizing the equipment and exam rooms and disposing of all wastes according to the federal and state regulations.
I also have the skills needed to perform the administrative duties of your office such as taking notes, keeping records of all patients and the procedures done, answering phones, making appointments and greeting and escorting patients throughout the facility.
My phone number is (555)-555-5555 and I hope to meet with you soon to discuss this job in more detail and to talk about what I have to offer your dental office if chosen for this position.